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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-17-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
I don't think there is any in between with a...

I don't think there is any in between with a water pump, if it failed it failed. If you are driving around without overheating then I don't think it's failed yet. The OEM pump has the plastic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-24-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,141
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
DiLLiGaF-IA = Do I Look Like I Give a F#%k-Iowa ...

DiLLiGaF-IA = Do I Look Like I Give a F#%k-Iowa
Been using that name online since back in the ICQ days in the late 90's. I just stick with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
I don't understand, why is the BMW dealership...

I don't understand, why is the BMW dealership offering you money for your burnt up 2001 BMW? And in any case, I wouldn't accept the initial offer, same as an insurance company, they are probably...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,034
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Too bad I didn't see this thread a little earlier...

Too bad I didn't see this thread a little earlier in the week. I have been in Chicago area since Thursday and have spent the last 2 days just killing time while my wife is in classes all day....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-07-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Another easy tip off for a non sport model is the...

Another easy tip off for a non sport model is the comfort seats. The wheels are easy to change and it happens all the time so you can't ever base anything off those, but the sport model should have...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,916
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Another vote for fixing it. You've done too much...

Another vote for fixing it. You've done too much work to it to just let it go. I'm another one that hasn't been around here too long, but appreciate the DYI's and advice you deliver on this board,...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-19-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Being in California is it a safe assumption that...

Being in California is it a safe assumption that it does not have heated seats?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-18-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Great picture... of the Porsche. How come you...

Great picture... of the Porsche. How come you don't have better pics of the e39 up here? That car is what I'm looking for, but at that price premium Cali is too far away from Iowa. Less $'s could...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-17-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Well the subject was an overheating BMW which...

Well the subject was an overheating BMW which could have been caused by a failed plastic impeller, so it could be the subject. Anyway, I am interested to know the good reasons to use the plastic...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
What kind of water pump was installed? Just...

What kind of water pump was installed? Just because it's new doesn't rule it out. I put in a new Bosch water pump last spring that went to crap in December. The plastic impeller cracked and it was...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-03-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Thanks :thumbup:

Thanks :thumbup:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-02-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Does AUX show up on stereo without adapter?

Question is for the guys that have the cd player with the right build and SW version to be able to add the auxiliary input. Does AUX show up in the steareo menu before you plug the adapter in or is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-13-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,436
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Holy crap! I'm glad mine didn't get to that point...

Holy crap! I'm glad mine didn't get to that point in the disintegration. It came out as one piece at least.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
It was a combination of troubleshooting and...

It was a combination of troubleshooting and reading. It would overheat on the highway so I didn't think it was fan clutch related. It would warm up to temp and put heat out into the cabin, and then...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,436
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Ok, pulled the Bosch pump tonight and it's toast....

Ok, pulled the Bosch pump tonight and it's toast. Plastic impeller is cracked in two places and no longer attached to the shaft. It was still on there because of the clip on the end of the shaft, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-12-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Bosch water pump = Junk

I replaced the entire cooling system back in May of this year. Drove the car daily since then, went on a couple good trips over the summer, and then I started having issues with it overheating last...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-11-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,436
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
My car has been exibiting the same problems as...

My car has been exibiting the same problems as yours and i have been trying to track down the cause. Can drive it around for a bit, or maybe 6-7 miles on highway and it will begin to overheat. I...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-08-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
I am thinking when he said "not my car", he meant...

I am thinking when he said "not my car", he meant that this was some random clip he found on youtube and posted it here, not that he thrashed the crap out of someone elses car. I could be wrong, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-05-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,652
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
My top 3 favorite things about this car would...

My top 3 favorite things about this car would have to be 1. The styling, instant classic with great lines from any angle. 2. The handling, both out in the twisties or settling in out on the open...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-14-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,387
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
+1 on all of that. I used to like the Mann...

+1 on all of that. I used to like the Mann filters too, but the whole counterfeit deal bothers me. Might have been out of their control, but even the legit ones are made in Mexico. :(
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 08-04-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
I've owned the 535 and 528 models of the e28, but...

I've owned the 535 and 528 models of the e28, but haven't ever even seen the m5 in person. Would like to some day though, they are getting more rare as the years tick by...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-06-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,619
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Axialflow, what did you get for a result on your...

Axialflow, what did you get for a result on your phone that led you to think it's a real one? When I scan it into my phone I get an option to open in a browser, and from there it has links to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,619
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
So whats the deal with the conterfeits? The news...

So whats the deal with the conterfeits? The news releases linked there are from 2010 and none of the verification links seem to work. I put a Mann filter in over the weekend and have another sitting...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-14-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
I had about $600 in mine. Nissens radiator, behr...

I had about $600 in mine. Nissens radiator, behr tank, new water pump, thermostat, belts, hoses...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-13-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dilligaf-IA
Mine looked fine too, but I knew with the miles...

Mine looked fine too, but I knew with the miles on the car and original cooling system it was a time bomb. I am not the type that likes to drive around with that hanging over me so I changed it out....
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